Arden, NC 28704 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28704: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Arden, NC 28704

Not Acceptable, USPS
Oak Park, NC 28704
Royal Pines, NC 28704
West Haven, NC 28704

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Buncombe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.473, Longitude -82.519
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28704 has segments in 2 Counties (Buncombe, Henderson).

  • Businesses Addresses: 863
  • PO Box Addresses: 457
  • Residential Addresses: 9,786
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 707
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,079

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Arden, NC 28704 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,060
Daytime Population: Workers 12,269
Daytime Population: Residents 9,949
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,218
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 19,801
Population in Familes 15,854
Population in Group Qrtrs 259
Population Density2 399
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $52,306
Average Household Income $69,652
Per Capita Income $28,338


Total Housing Units 9,003 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,414 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,653 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 936 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $231,313
Average Home Value $289,758


Total Households 8,067
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 5,233
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.98% 1.75%
Households 1.83% 1.67%
Families 1.63% 1.55%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Arden, NC 28704 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28704 to the other 782 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 194 75th
Population Density # 210 73rd
Diversity Index # 442 43rd
Median Household Income # 175 78th
Per Capita Income # 175 78th

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